Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 950 993 998
Rank change year-on-year +43 +5 +72
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 167 167 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 147 161 189
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £60,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%

Device Driver is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 67,973 73,595 77,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.26% 44.88% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 52,956 55,626 63,927
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Device Driver in England.

Salary trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +45 52 £42,500 - 8
South East +16 48 £57,500 +27.78% 24
East Midlands +26 46 £42,500 - 6
East of England +26 27 £57,500 +21.05% 27
South West +8 23 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Yorkshire +24 10 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North of England +21 10 £50,000 +17.65% 6
London -24 7 £65,000 +8.33% 11
West Midlands +33 6 £42,500 - 2
Device Driver
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 126 (75.45%) C++
2 118 (70.66%) C
3 102 (61.08%) Software Engineering
4 82 (49.10%) Degree
5 81 (48.50%) Linux
6 54 (32.34%) Embedded Systems
7 43 (25.75%) Subversion
8 40 (23.95%) GitHub
9 37 (22.16%) Manufacturing
10 36 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (21.56%) Unit Testing
11 32 (19.16%) Device Driver Development
12 30 (17.96%) TCP/IP
12 30 (17.96%) Embedded Linux
13 28 (16.77%) Python
14 27 (16.17%) Time Management
15 25 (14.97%) Scrum
16 23 (13.77%) Firmware
16 23 (13.77%) Test Automation
17 22 (13.17%) Computer Science
17 22 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (11.98%) Android
19 19 (11.38%) Cybersecurity
19 19 (11.38%) Microsoft
20 18 (10.78%) Windows
20 18 (10.78%) Java
20 18 (10.78%) Automotive
20 18 (10.78%) Electronics
20 18 (10.78%) Marketing
21 16 (9.58%) C#

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.60%) Simulink
1 1 (0.60%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 40 (23.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.96%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.78%) Modbus
3 12 (7.19%) Network Security
3 12 (7.19%) Wireless
4 10 (5.99%) Ethernet
4 10 (5.99%) RS-485
5 7 (4.19%) GSM
5 7 (4.19%) Internet
6 6 (3.59%) RS-232
7 5 (2.99%) HTTP
8 2 (1.20%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.20%) DVB
8 2 (1.20%) SMS
9 1 (0.60%) 802.15
9 1 (0.60%) Profibus
9 1 (0.60%) RapidIO
9 1 (0.60%) Software-Defined Radio
9 1 (0.60%) SSL
9 1 (0.60%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.59%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.99%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.40%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 43 (25.75%) Subversion
2 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.59%) CppUnit
4 8 (4.79%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.19%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.19%) Maven
5 7 (4.19%) Robot Framework
6 5 (2.99%) Rational Rose
7 2 (1.20%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.20%) CMake
7 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.20%) GDB
7 2 (1.20%) Hudson
7 2 (1.20%) JIRA
8 1 (0.60%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.60%) Redmine
8 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (22.16%) Manufacturing
2 18 (10.78%) Automotive
2 18 (10.78%) Electronics
2 18 (10.78%) Marketing
3 9 (5.39%) Finance
4 6 (3.59%) Games
5 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 94 (56.29%) Software Engineer
2 71 (42.51%) Embedded Engineer
3 55 (32.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 32 (19.16%) Developer
5 21 (12.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 20 (11.98%) Lead Software Engineer
6 20 (11.98%) Linux Engineer
7 18 (10.78%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
7 18 (10.78%) Software Developer
8 17 (10.18%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 15 (8.98%) Test Engineer
10 12 (7.19%) Software Test Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Embedded Developer
11 9 (5.39%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Firmware Engineer
12 8 (4.79%) C Developer
12 8 (4.79%) Embedded Software Developer
12 8 (4.79%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.19%) C++ Software Engineer
14 6 (3.59%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) Spring
2 9 (5.39%) AngularJS
2 9 (5.39%) Middleware
2 9 (5.39%) Node.js
2 9 (5.39%) Qt
2 9 (5.39%) React
2 9 (5.39%) XML
2 9 (5.39%) Yocto
3 8 (4.79%) HTML
3 8 (4.79%) REST
4 6 (3.59%) SOAP
5 5 (2.99%) CSS
5 5 (2.99%) jQuery
5 5 (2.99%) JSON
5 5 (2.99%) Web Services
6 4 (2.40%) Vue.js
7 3 (1.80%) COM
7 3 (1.80%) QML
7 3 (1.80%) Qt Quick
7 3 (1.80%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (32.34%) Embedded Systems
2 22 (13.17%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.19%) CAN bus
4 8 (4.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (4.19%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.59%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.99%) PDA
8 4 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.80%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.80%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.80%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.20%) Digital TV
10 2 (1.20%) State Machine
10 2 (1.20%) STB
11 1 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.60%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.60%) IPTV
11 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.60%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 81 (48.50%) Linux
2 30 (17.96%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (11.98%) Android
4 18 (10.78%) Windows
5 11 (6.59%) FreeRTOS
6 9 (5.39%) Mac OS X
6 9 (5.39%) Unix
7 8 (4.79%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.80%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.60%) CentOS
9 1 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.60%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (61.08%) Software Engineering
2 36 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.56%) Unit Testing
3 32 (19.16%) Device Driver Development
4 27 (16.17%) Time Management
5 25 (14.97%) Scrum
6 23 (13.77%) Test Automation
7 22 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (11.38%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (7.78%) Collaborative Working
9 13 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.78%) SDLC
10 12 (7.19%) OO
10 12 (7.19%) Open Source
10 12 (7.19%) UML
11 10 (5.99%) DevOps
11 10 (5.99%) Software Testing
12 9 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (5.39%) Information Security
12 9 (5.39%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 126 (75.45%) C++
2 118 (70.66%) C
3 28 (16.77%) Python
4 18 (10.78%) Java
5 16 (9.58%) C#
6 14 (8.38%) SQL
7 10 (5.99%) Assembly Language
8 9 (5.39%) Embedded C
8 9 (5.39%) Embedded C++
8 9 (5.39%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.79%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.99%) Go
11 4 (2.40%) Ruby
12 1 (0.60%) GLSL
12 1 (0.60%) HLSL
12 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (49.10%) Degree
2 12 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.19%) PhD
5 6 (3.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.60%) APMP
7 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) JTAG
1 3 (1.80%) MISRA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 23 (13.77%) Firmware
2 11 (6.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Grafana
1 1 (0.60%) Icinga
1 1 (0.60%) Nagios
1 1 (0.60%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.99%) Apple
2 5 (2.99%) SAP
3 4 (2.40%) VMware
4 3 (1.80%) Citrix
5 1 (0.60%) Conax
5 1 (0.60%) Google
5 1 (0.60%) Intel
5 1 (0.60%) QNX
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.60%) Verimatrix
5 1 (0.60%) Wind River